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History Quiz

written by: parkerrutherford
 
Take this quiz and find out how much you know about important historical events.

Question 1:


In what year did mechanic Walter Hunt invent the safety pin?
1772
1994
1849
1243

Question 2:


This person murdered John F. Kennedy's presumed assassinator on November 24, 1963, in the first live broadcast of a homicide in television history.
Marilyn Monroe
Jack Ruby
Lee Harvey Oswald
James Earl Ray

Question 3:


The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, ratified in 1865, abolished what?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 4:


Give the first name of the Republican politician, who became the 38th Governor of California.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 5:


American physician and researcher, Jonas Edward Salk, is the inventor of the first vaccine against which disease?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 6:


This lawyer and amateur poet wrote the lyrics of the US national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".
George Bellamy
Francis Scott Key
John Scott Key
Francis Bellamy

Question 7:


Golf, one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area, originated in Scotland.
True
False

Question 8:


This epic poem follows the voyage of the king of Ithaca, who returns from the Trojan War.
Joan of Arc
The Iliad
Through the Looking Glass
The Odyssey

 


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